Near Central Park in Manhattan was rocked by underground explosions

Near Central Park in Manhattan was rocked by underground explosions

On Tuesday morning two underground explosion frightened residents of the Upper East side, Manhattan. The incident occurred at the construction site between Madison and Park Avenue, a few blocks from Central Park.

According to witnesses, at 8:30 there was an unusually loud sound, and from manhole smoke. The explosion was strong enough to the metal plate, lying on the pavement, flew into the air.

#BREAKING: underground explosion rocks construction site at 73/Madison. No one is hurt. @FDNY on scene. #abc7ny pic.twitter.com/uBxQ3PNbJO

— Josh Ludwig (@JoshEiniger7) October 31, 2017

When the dust settled, it turned out that a nearby parked SUV was broken glass and the pavement seemed an opening area of about 4 square meters.

Near Central Park in Manhattan was rocked by underground explosionssource: twitter

At the time of the incident at the construction site and near it was empty, so its effects were limited to a small damage material objects.

The fire Department of new York and the company Con Edison trying to figure out the cause of the explosion — at the moment we only know that to him in the sewer deck was on fire.

 

 

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